Keir Starmer delivers his first speech in 2023, outlining his agenda for the year

Sir Keir Starmer ended 2022 with a comfortable poll lead over the Conservatives and in firm control of his party.The Tory party’s implosion - first under Boris Johnson and then during Liz Truss’s brief spell in No10 - has set the Labour leader and his party on a path to power.But with Britain facing its biggest wave of industrial action in decades and a looming recession, the pressure is growing on Sir Keir to set out his vision for how a Labour government would help fix the country.